Supporting Indigenous Peoples’ Visions
Our central philosophy is that there will be no real justice until Indigenous peoples have control over their own fates and futures, including their lands and economic and political decision-making.
For clients who want to use Canadian law as a means to help achieve this goal, we bring to bear our extensive experience working for Indigenous communities and our deep commitment to justice to achieve success – however you define it.
Indigenous Lawyers serving Indigenous Communities
We make it our priority to hire Indigenous people at all levels in our firm and are committed to training Indigenous lawyers
The Experience to Deliver
OKT has more lawyers recognized by Lexpert as leaders in the field of “Aboriginal law” than any other firm in Canada. We are consistently ranked as the top or among the top Aboriginal law firms in Canada.
Making justice accessible
OKT maintains industry-leading services, at fees significantly less than similar law firms.
We work for your community, in your community.
From Yukon to Labrador,
and nearly everywhere in between,
OKT’s lawyers are on the ground, serving your communities.
We come to you.
“The OKT legal team did a fine job for us. They were smart, practical, tough and effective.”
– Chief Keeter Corston,
Chapleau Cree First Nation
“OKT has served as Wahgoshig’s trusted legal advisors over the past 15 years, and has played a vital role in the sustainable development of our community. They provide unparalleled expertise in many aspects of indigenous law and their brilliant legal team is dedicated and reliable.”
– Chief Joel Babin, Wahgoshing First Nation